Official newspaper of The University of Texas at Austin

The Daily Texan

Official newspaper of The University of Texas at Austin

The Daily Texan

Official newspaper of The University of Texas at Austin

The Daily Texan

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Redshirt senior Cleeve Harper shouts after scoring a point on January 18, 2024. Harper and doubles partner Eliot Spizzirri won their doubles match against Virginia.

A tale of two halves: How doubles change sparked momentous win streak

Karthik Nemmani, General Sports Reporter April 10, 2024

Tied at 3, the closest match of the season for both Texas and TCU came down to a final set. A top 15 matchup headlined by No. 1 senior Eliot Spizzirri, with a chance at a momentous win for the Longhorns. But...

Senior Micah Braswell celebrates after scoring a point in singles against Virginias Jeffery von der Schulenburg on January 18, 2024. Braswell defeated von der Schulenburg 6-4, 6-3.

No. 5 Texas wins heated Red Rivalry Matchup vs. No. 11 OU

Karthik Nemmani, General Sports Reporter April 8, 2024

No matter the sport, any Red River Rivalry matchup is bound to be intense, and on Sunday afternoon in Norman, it was no different. The Sooner faithful brought incredible passion to the match, with constant...

Senior tennis player Eshan Talluri celebrates during Texas doubles match against UCF on Friday, March 22, 2024. Eshan and junior Pierre-Yves Bailly beat UCF players Liam Branger and Lleyton Cronje 6-2.

No. 4 Texas increases win streak to seven after road trip against BYU and Texas Tech

Ryan Hopper and Karthik Nemmani April 1, 2024

No. 4 Texas continued its momentum with two victories in three days on a whirlwind road trip. Although the team had limited rest from playing BYU on Thursday and Texas Tech on Saturday, the Longhorns increased...

Senior Micah Braswell celebrates after scoring a point in singles against Virginias Jeffery von der Schulenburg on January 18, 2024. Braswell defeated von der Schulenburg 6-4, 6-3.

Texas men’s tennis’ Braswell brothers on how mentality, mentorship resulted in success

Karthik Nemmani, General Sports Reporter March 25, 2024

From an early age, becoming an athlete was never in doubt for senior Micah Braswell and sophomore Jonah Braswell. With their father, Ty Braswell, being a full-time coach and former Florida State University...

Senior tennis player Eshan Talluri celebrates during Texas doubles match against UCF on Friday, March 22, 2024. Eshan and junior Pierre-Yves Bailly beat UCF players Liam Branger and Lleyton Cronje 6-2.

No. 8 Texas avenges early-season loss with sweep of No. 2 TCU

Karthik Nemmani, General Sports Reporter March 24, 2024

There’s no love lost when the top two Big 12 teams face off against each other, where a small sequence can turn the match. On Sunday in Austin, Texas capitalized on TCU’s visible frustrations to sweep...

Senior tennis player Eshan Taller celebrates during Texas doubles match against UCF on Friday, March 22, 2024. Eshan and junior Pierre-Yves Bailly beat UCF players Liam Branger and Lleyton Cronje 6-2.

No. 8 Texas uses fiery performance by Eliot Spizzirri to sweep No. 34 UCF

Karthik Nemmani, General Sports Reporter March 23, 2024

No. 1 ranked ITA player Eliot Spizzirri was in a tight set against Yassine Dlimi in the early going, but he didn’t let that stop him from quickly taking control and leveling up the team’s energy down...

No. 10 Texas loses a heartbreaker decided by a final set against No. 2 TCU

No. 10 Texas loses a heartbreaker decided by a final set against No. 2 TCU

Karthik Nemmani, General Sports Reporter March 3, 2024

After a convincing victory over No. 55 St. John’s on Wednesday, No. 10 Texas faced its toughest test this season against No. 2 TCU in Fort Worth. In their first matchup of the season, the Longhorns fell...

Redshirt senior Cleeve Harper shouts after scoring a point on January 18, 2024. Harper and doubles partner Eliot Spizzirri won their doubles match against Virginia.

ITA National Team Indoor Championships preview: Texas seeks to avenge last year’s finals loss

Karthik Nemmani, General Sports Reporter February 13, 2024

Coming off their first ever appearance in the ITA National Team Indoor Championship finals, No. 3 Texas will take its talents to New York this weekend to replicate their hard-fought run last year. The...

As his final year approaches, Eliot Spizzirri looks ahead to pros

As his final year approaches, Eliot Spizzirri looks ahead to pros

Karthik Nemmani, General Sports Reporter September 19, 2023

Eliot Spizzirri might be returning to the Texas men’s tennis team for one last rodeo, but it’s no secret that the senior has his sights set on a future in professional tennis. Spizzirri has been...

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